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Philips Head of Warehousing and Distribution Strategy and Philips Control Tower in Lodz, Poland

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Be the lead and inspiration in our transformation journey for the Integrated Supply Chain and you will define our strategy for Integral Warehousing & Distribution globally. You can ensure the efficient and qualitative delivery of products and solutions that will improve people’s lives and have a massive impact on our customer satisfaction.

You are responsible for

  • Defining Integral Warehousing & Distribution strategy

  • Driving and deploying new operational processes & tools together with the external partners as well as internal teams that enhance supply chain efficiency and drive productivity

  • Driving continuous improvement of supply chain performance and reduction of IWD costs in line with AOP targets

  • Driving of logistics process simplifications and improvements for end to end ownership / view and control

  • Setting up the logistics in Direct 2 Consumer channel

  • Reviewing our current distribution center setup (amount, regional presence etc.) and analyzing the impact of the increasing online business

  • Developing data & analytics tools/processes to better analyze product flows and related costs

  • Drive supply chain DfX programs / productivity ensuring that quality, safety and customer service levels

  • Implementing innovative solutions (new technologies) and driving Lean/Daily Management to enhance supply chain performance

  • Deploying new organization of GTEC and PCT (Global Business Services)

  • Strategic selection of logistics provider (in partnership with Business Groups, F&D and Procurement, provider partnership and strategic management globally)

You are a part of

our collaborative global Supply Chain team of international professionals, helping us to develop, build and improve our Integrated Supply Chain. As we value diversity, we have a diverse and multi-functional team and many resources to support you. In this role, you will report to the VP Supply Chain.

Location

As this is a position with global responsibility, we are flexible on your location. Please also note that there is a significant amount of travel included in the role.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Over 15 years of experience in supply chain, in particular warehousing & distribution space in different global companies

  • Solid experiences in management of warehouse, transportation and inventory

  • Understanding W&D needs of customers, Markets and Business Groups

  • Strong transformation & change management skills

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong service provider knowledge

  • Lean proficiency

  • Master degree in relevant field

  • Fluency in English

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its supply chain management capabilities enterprise wide. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

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